How Medical Cannabis Works with Dr. Junella Chin

By modernagetv / March 6, 2019

I have been curious about medical cannabis for many years. I’ve read articles and watched videos about it being ‘miracle medicine.’  I’ve heard it has great results for patients with Parkinson’s, epilepsy, cancer, autoimmune diseases, pain management, and the list goes on.  A friend introduced me to Dr. Chin and thought this would be the […]


What’s a Hospital in Japan Like?

By modernagetv / February 7, 2019

I got to visit a hospital in Japan and it’s called the Watanabe New Heart Hospital in Tokyo.  Wow.  This is the kind of hospital I wish we had here in the States.  The doctors and nurses treat you as though you are royalty.  The accommodations are fit for a 5 star hotel.  And the […]


How Can We Improve The Way We Live as We Age for a Healthier Life?

By modernagetv / January 21, 2019

I think we can all agree that we would prefer to live our later years in comfort and independent as opposed to living in a fluorescent light filled, smelly nursing home where every minute of the day is structured and the food sucks.   It makes me super sad to think that is my father’s existence […]


5 Ways To Find Out What Matters Most

By modernagetv / December 27, 2018

As they often say, the years seem to go by faster as we grow older.  It feels so true, doesn’t it?   As we ring in another year, I thought it would be a good time to talk about starting your or your loved ones’ care plan.  That starts with having the initial conversation.  In today’s […]


Palliative Care Part 2: Having End of Life Discussions

By modernagetv / November 16, 2018

On starting an end of life conversation: “It starts with asking an open ended question.  And waiting long enough for the person to provide a response because we are often uncomfortable with silence and we will fill in the spaces before letting the individual to express themselves.  They will need that extra time because it […]


What is Palliative Care? (Hint: It’s not Hospice)

By modernagetv / November 2, 2018

I think many of us have heard of palliative care but there seems to be a lot of confusion on what it is exactly. That’s what we are going to clarify in today’s episode.  Dr. Heather Sung is a palliative care physician in Connecticut and shares what it is, how it differs from hospice and […]


Physical Literacy and Pilates: The Benefits of Attentive and Intentional Exercise and How to Increase Brain Power

By modernagetv / September 20, 2018

“Attention is the dominant cognitive skill that we use. If that skill is diminished without activity that provides you physical support, comprehension skills actually diminish.” Do you know what physical literacy is and why it is critical to our overall physical and mental health? When we are children, we learn to use our physical bodies […]